Privacy Policy

What personal user information do Digital Capitán applications collect?

We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact within a Vedette. Optionally, you can also provide your name, contact phone number, and/or your email address. This information is stored securely in our database and released only to appropriate agency personnel who wish to contact you regarding your submitted data. Vedette may track statistical information such as how frequently users use the application, when you submit data, and from which locations you upload the data.

We also make use of third-party services to assist with user analytics and logging of data. This means we collect data and information on your phone when you are using the app, such as device name, operating system, software and hardware configurations. We use this data in the case of an error occurring to assist us in being able to update the app.


Security of your information is of paramount importance to us. We work to protect the security of your private information during transmission by using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts the contact information that we transmit from the app to our servers. The image files and geo-location information that you upload are not encrypted and could be accessed by a third party. Our servers are behind a firewall, and we secure it using the best available methods. Despite this, there are risks involved in computers being breached and your personal information being revealed but we are doing our utmost to minimize this risk. In the event that a third party (either known or unknown to you) gains access to our database, the types of information that may be available to that person are: a) any personal information that you submitted (name, number, email), b) the times of day and locations from which you submitted data, and c) the data that you submitted.

Does Digital Capitán share the data it receives?

All data submitted through Vedette may be posted in the public domain and is intended to be kept indefinitely. Your contact information is only available to responsible authorities or researchers who wish to contact you for further information about your submissions if you explicitly allow for that when submitting such information.  

What about compliance with laws?

Vedette may be used only for lawful purposes and in a lawful manner. You may not use Vedette in any manner that violates any applicable law or governmental regulation. You agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes, and regulations of any jurisdiction in which you request or perform Services.

What is Digital Capitan’s liability?

The Digital Capitán applications and data collections are for informational and educational purposes only. Digital Capitán assumes no liability for any actions resulting from the use of Digital Capitán applications. By agreeing to these user terms, you waive Digital Capitán of all liability, either in the event of injury or loss while using Digital Capitán applications, or in the event that your account and user information is accessed by a third party. We are not responsible for information accessed unlawfully from our servers.